One of the leftist memes is that the US military exploits poverty to recruit.
As the Germans say, ätsch-bätsch.
Let's see: 22% of enlistees come from the richest quintile of the US; 15% come from the poorest.
I guess in the left-wing world 15% is bigger than 22% because ...
Hmmm? Any takers?
And the geographical distribution is also interesting: it seems that only the Northeast and California are avoiding service.
In other words, blue states.
At least they're consistent.